From the Frontlines: Evaluating Afghanistan featuring:
Carl Forsberg, Afghanistan Scholar,ISW
Jeff Dressler, Afghanistan Scholar, ISW
Adam Potter, Former USMC Captain
“From the Frontlines: Evaluating Afghanistan”, a presentation and discussion hosted by the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). The event featured significant findings from ISW scholars’ summer 2010 battlefield circulations in Afghanistan, focusing specifically on Farah, Helmand, and Kandahar Provinces, and the Haqqani network. Special guest presenter, former U.S. Marine Special Operations Captain, Adam Potter, shared thoughts from his tour in Farah province from July 2009 to February 2010.
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Lt. Gen. James Dubik, senior fellow at the Institute for the Study of War; former commander of the Multi-National Security Transition Command in Iraq and former adviser to General McChrystal and General Petraeus.
Senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post.
Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies; author of "Ending the Iraq War: A Primer."
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